Waste Stories 14/1/2019


The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. Workshop on circular economy and sustainable procurement models

The Group will be hosting a half-day workshop on the utilisation of circular economy and sustainable procurement models on Wednesday 10 April 2019. The event will be held at Heatherwood Hospital. 

To book, click here.

2. Environment Agency guidance on the compaction of offensive waste

The EA has issued a guidance note (v1 dated 6 November 2018) for the compaction of offensive waste.  This note has been produced to provide clarity on the regulatory approach that is required, depending on the type of compaction activity being undertaken

Read more here

3. Industrial Fuel Switching competition phase two: up to £300k per project available

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched phase two of the three-phase Industrial Fuel Switching competition.

The government’s Clean Growth Strategy highlights the need for industry to begin to switch from fossil fuels to low-carbon fuels such as biomass, hydrogen and clean electricity.  Beyond 2030, the switch to low-carbon fuels for industry will need to substantially increase in scale.  This three-phase competition allocates up to £20 million to stimulate early investment in fuel switching processes and technologies so that a range of technologies are available by 2030 and beyond.


For more information, click here

4. Scotland environmental regulations: what do they mean for your organisation?

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5. The Resources and Waste Strategy for England

Read the Strategy here

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